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Object Number:
29-128-2295
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Mediterranean
Period:
Neoclassical
Date Made:
1700-1850
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1850
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Carnelian
Gold
Technique:
Intaglio
Iconography:
Eros
Horse
Description:
Dark Carnelian. (Modern Gold Ring Setting) Eros standing to left, cracking a whip at a horse which he holds by a long lead rein. Neo-Classic. The design suggests a Graeco-Roman ringstone.
Height:
1.9cm
Width:
1.2cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville
Other Number:
2295   -   Sommerville Gem Number

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